New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1985

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Hemispherically roofed : DOMED
6. Actress Fawcett : FARRAH
12. Ridicule : DERIDE
13. Crane of fiction : ICHABOD
15. Bridge partner, at times : RAISER
16. What the sky is : THELIMIT
18. Globes : ORBS
19. Venue : SITE
20. Poet Merriam : EVE
21. Half of CVI : LIII
22. ___-garde : AVANT
24. Mud puddle : SLOP
25. Cutting down on : LESSENING
27. Not ___ in the world : ACARE
28. Up to here : SATED
29. The Fifth Republic since 1958 : FRANCE
30. Kind of edition : REVISED
33. Monroe and Fairchild : BLONDES
34. Skipped town : ELOPED
35. Extensive : BROAD
36. Chips in : HELPS
37. U.S.-Mexican boundary : RIOGRANDE
41. "Hamlet" opener : ACTI
42. Wimps : NERDS
43. "Happy Birthday" playwright : LOOS
44. As written, in music : STA
45. Ouse feeder : AIRE
46. Phony: Abbr. : IMIT
47. Prized family possession : HEIRLOOM
49. Alter, as a district : REZONE
51. Court action : DRIBBLE
52. Pop out : EMERGE
53. Motorized flops : EDSELS
54. Blends : FUSES
1. Hilliard-Mann song: 1950 : DEARIE
2. African antelopes : ORIBIS
3. Father of Waters : MISSISSIPPI
4. British painter of birds : EDE
5. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
6. By ___ starts : FITSAND
7. Like millions of backs : ACHING
8. Role for Clark : RHETT
9. French Jesuit missionary-lexicographer : RALE
10. King Hezekiah's mother : ABI
11. Roots : HOMELAND
12. Wryly amusing : DROLL
14. Kind of mill : DIVORCE
17. Hogans' relatives : TEPEES
22. Paid to play with pasteboards : ANTED
23. Competed : VIED
24. Shocks : SCANDALIZES
26. Comforts : EASES
27. Like a football crowd : AROAR
29. Criticizes harshly : FLOGS
30. Same story in new form : REHASH
31. In : ELECTED
32. "Innkeeper of Europe" : VOLTAIRE
33. Actor Crawford, to pals : BROD
35. Double-banked galleys : BIREMES
37. Flatten dough again : REROLL
38. Ruark's "Poor ___" : NOMORE
39. Activities : DOINGS
40. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
42. Tearful one : NIOBE
45. Linen robes : ALBS
48. Free (of) : RID
49. N.B.A. whistler : REF
50. Feathered six-footer : EMU

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